English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Bonny Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Papcastle

Historical Forms

  • Bownehous(e)hill 1633,1678 PR(Bridekirk)
  • Bownashill 1669 ib
  • Bonyhill 1750 ib

Etymology

is Bownehous (e )hill 1633, 1678 PR (Bridekirk), Bownashill 1669 ib., Bonyhill 1750 ib . Cf. Bownesfield Hill 1625 ib .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement